January 2017

Wash day routine: Prepoo
Posted January 22nd, 2017

I woke up determined that today will be the day I wash my hair this week. Do not get me wrong, I do not wait months to wash my hair, I aim for at least once a week. Some weeks are tougher than others and some weekends are busier than others, but after some procastinating tactics and excuses throughout the week, I had to.

My natural hair journey
Posted January 18th, 2017

I decided to go natural in 2005 when I was a teenager and I was experiencing identity crisis issues. My mom was adamant that i would relax my hair but I rebelled( not a good idea by the way) and went ahead and cut my hair, starting from beyond tinnie winnie afro, more of a brush cut to the struggles I experienced trying to prove to the local township girls and boys that afros can be cool and beautiful. To be honest it was tough because back then I did not have access to a cool phone that had access to internet or countless data bundles.

Its a new year!!
Posted January 10th, 2017

Its a new year
Judging by the trending memes towards the end of 2016, it is evident that it was not a good year for most of our fellow citizens. The same cannot be said for Brownchild as through your loyal support, we managed grow in strides, reaching more people and saving more naturalistas one strand at a time. Although it was not smooth sailing, your continued support saw us ending the year on a positive note.To you our biggest supporters, we thank you and I know, your hair will continue to love as as we nurture it through dry spells and challenging styles.